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FOX News
Nov 28, 2009 2:00pm EST
don't have that type of a threat in the united states, but we do have one, i mean, that's pretty obvious and i think we have taken a little bit too lightly, the dangers of islamic militant propaganda in the united states. the extent to which mosques in the united states can reinforce that-- these attitudes. so, it is something that requires a lot more effort, i think, on the part of the bureau. >> what are the triggering episodes that inspire a young, young muslim americans to go over to al-qaeda? and i'm thinking in particular of this recent somali episode because it seems to some of them were radicalized, if that's the right word, by the invasion of ethiopia of somalia in 2007 which the united states supported. can it be just one event just like that? yes, i mean, there are many factors that obviously come into play and there have been some excellent studies looking islamic militants, particularly those affiliated in europe, and you do tend to see a pattern and that first of all, there tends to be, there's something deeply personal that strikes the believer and it radicalizes h
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 10:00am EST
chief for "alternate." will also talk with a guest about the united states effort to resolve longstanding difference between israelis and palestinians. also note tim brown of the 9/11 network coalition. he will be here to talk was about the december 5 rally in new york against bernanke 9/11 suspects to a federal courthouse in lower manhattan. . . american icons, continues tonight at 8:00 p.m., with the history, art and architecture of the most symbolic structures, tonight at 8:00 p.m. on c-span and get your own copy of american icons, a three-disk set, $24.95. order on-line at c-span.org/store. now a look back at cuban missile crisis, with kennedy advisors ted sornson and carol kasem. from the kennedy library in boston, this is an hour and 15 minutes. this war policy was done in secret and steps were taken to deceive us by every means they could. they were planning in november to open to the world the fact that they had these missiles so close to the united states, not that they are with intending to fire them, because if they were going to get into a niewg clear struggle, th
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 1:00am EST
his missions to the united states in 1926, he committed an act of violence, and attempted murder in los angeles and was incarcerated in san quentin prison. this becomes a very crucial question as to the veracity of his famous book, "our of the night," in 1941, when eventually appears. immediately it had the following effect on him: krebbs became one of the editors and contributors to the san quentin prisoners magazine. he took lots of extension courses in writing from the university of california and at that point he determined to become a writer. he got all of san quentin in 1929, was deported, went back to europe and got caught up again and communist activities. according to him, he was thrown into jail by the nazis from which he escaped by the following routt: he converted to nazism, the nazis let him out so he could go out and be as it were a double agent for his former communist allies. they, however, didn't think there was anything phony about his -- about his conversion. and under these circumstances, he said he chased by the secret police, both of russia and of germany. he t
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 7:00am EST
down other markets. stocks in the united states fell modestly. european markets gained friday, following the steep losses thursday when the u.s. markets were closed for the thanksgiving holiday. we will talk more about what is going on in to buy. let's go back to the phones. santa monica, california, danny on airline for democrats, go ahead. caller: i am a c-span junkie. host: are you going shopping this morning? caller: i saw an ad -- i saw a magazine called ad-busters and the advertised eight no-shopping day. i fast to be conscious of how we are overwhelmed with the amount of food we eat and plus the soldiers that cannot come home and eat. when i'm delirious the day after that, i will get the food but i bypass the shop and i will watch the coverage and see the faces of the people shopping. sometimes they are smiling but 90% of the time, they look very stressed out in photographs and the coverage in the news. i was calling to say that buy- nothing day is the best protest you can do and it is fantastic to be conscious of how we are manipulated by the credit card companies, adv
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 11:00am EST
of the united states from 1789 to the end of the war of 1812. he writes that founders of the national government disliked the idea political parties and wish to see the demise of slavery in the north. at the redwood library in newport rhode island, is an hour and 15 minutes. [applause] thank you very much. it is a pleasure to be back here in this magnificent building. 18th century library, which i think is one of the architectural marvels of the united states and everybody should come here to see it. i am delighted to be back here again. this book which is a big fat book, can be used as a doorstop if you decide not to read it. it will work that way. the title of the book comes from a statement of jefferson turkey referred to united states, jefferson being the most expansive mind of president in history. he referred to united states that he was present up as an empire of liberty. different kind of empire is what he saw. and he as i said had great visions for the growth of this united states. i have introduced this book with a little brief description of rip van winkle's -- washington i
FOX News
Nov 28, 2009 10:00am EST
and that natural gags comes from the united states so my lord, if we will just give our companies an opportunity fight global warming the old-fashioned way, which is to let capitalism do it, we peel win. >> actually, tobi, you may be shocked. and of the cap and trade by and that's because i do see that a lot of countries are independently making sure the sure sustainible long-term. but they "yes brate and they are corporation that is will never self-regulate. but hththo the obama administration has seen that senator ho boston, we tried to jump in and we made a mess of wall street. let the free market figure this out. and it will over time. whether the climategate emails are true or not, the making of pressure bed hard the whole month -- >> as far as wall street, wall street created a massive mess. >> gary b. let's hear from gary b. go ahead. >> well, i tell you that >> i understand tobi's point. the fen this tr ever tr and ups doesn't think tho i think in this case, this is the one time i might think that the government as a whole, if you believe in all this comic stuff knife weigh i
WETA
Nov 27, 2009 8:00pm EST
qaeda, howyou fight th inrgents there and vry portantly ome plausible scenario f how the unite states ends thist some point and gets t because he's got a liberal base that is very woied about that. peteis there soe worry tt this i i, that if this increase doesn do it, n more? >> i think forsome liberals there woul't even be this increase. t yes there's going o have o be some tpe of god effct and it's going tobe very hard for him to gbeyond this. there are thousands onato troops tere as well so this ll be a fairly lrge bildup t again the presint, he's going have to talk abt how this is oing to be effective in dismantng al qaeda ad fighting the isurgents atthe same time havi aplausible scenario for how it ends esident pete: wesaw this week apretty good xample of hw tough sell itill be the the esident laid outwhy he thiks it's important tostay in afghistan to go after errorists in thetribal aras but soe saidle onl way to prove it is if there are taxes rsed to pa pour it. >> to mke sure al qaeda an its extremit alliescannot operate effecvely in those areas. we're oing to ismantm and degre thei
CNN
Nov 28, 2009 6:00pm EST
oscar and grammy-winner. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm suzanne malveaux, and you're in "the situation room." >>> president obama is about to reveal a new strategy for the war in afghanistan. he'll travel to the u.s. military academy at west point on tuesday where he's going to brief the nation on his plans to send more troops to the war zone. this week, he signaled that determination. >> after eight years, some of those years in which we did not have, i think, either the resources or the strategy to get the job done, it is my intention to finish the job. >> tens of thousands of troops are assumed likely to get marching orders, but will more troops make a difference? i put that question to cnn's veteran war correspondent, michael ware. >> it depends on what the michael hopes to achieve. if the president wants to put pressure on the taliban war machine, then yes, he needs to send more troops because right now with all of the u.s. and nato forces in afghanistan, the taliban machinery is virtually untouched. indeed,
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 10:00am EST
water. bangladesh is a country of 1 sixty million people, half that of the united states. a three foot rise in sea level would put a good part of the become dulled the beneath the sea. that produces half of the rice for vietnam. a country of eighty million people and the country that is the world's second rising rice exporter after thailand. others will be affected in varying degrees by rising sea level. imagine ice melting in the far north atlantic will shrink the rice harvest of asia. but this is not the most serious threat. that is coming from melting mountain glaciers. the glacier monitoring institute in switzerland has now reported the eighteenth consecutive year of shrinking mountain glaciers around the world. they monitor glaciers in the andes and the rocky mountains, the alps, the himalayas, the tibetan plateau and they're reporting glaciers are melting everywhere. it is the ice melts from the glaciers in the himalayas and on the tibetan plateau that sustains the major rivers of asia during the dry season. it is that i smelled that sustains the rivers that also sustains th
WETA
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
tohe united rab emirates of which bai is a part. the announcementn wednesday that a state-ownedroperty companyished to delay the repayment of billions of doars of debt had raised frs of a new legto the financial crisis. the prime minister, viting the commonalth summit in t caribbean tried allay fears toda >> the mechanisms at we've got in ace can monitor wt's happening, can be surehat this is something that is both contanable and is localized. >> reporter:he crisis appears to have arisen because abu abi is playing rdball over bailing out dubai's companies, hang bailed out theubai government nances. dubai's lavish property bo included crting tree and world-shaped artifial islands opularized by cheap deals f famous fooallers, ludicrous 7- star hotel and assorted ephemera such as annderwater hotel and snowdome in the esert. >> tonight we witne the birth of anicon. >> reporter: manlenders felt theyould not lose, despite the obvious commercial rks, because dubais allied to abu habi, the oil rich emirate tt has the biggespiggy bank in t world. if the lends had read the smallprin
CNN
Nov 28, 2009 1:00pm EST
the united states for decades. between 1995 and 2002 alone the number of those jobs declined by 11%. >> but some companies are finding ways to save manufacturing jobs and keep them here in this country even in these tough economic times. >> reporter: for someone who runs a guitar string manufacturing business, jim is also a bit of a tinkerer. over the past two years, he's cut inventories, streamlined factory floor operations, updated technology, and saved jobs at his long island-based company. >> we made a commitment in the '70s we were going to make our products in america, and we're still committed to that. we've never sold one string that we didn't make here in new york. >> reporter: he's one of a growing number of u.s. manufacturers that have adopted the toyota waste reduction strategy popularly known as l.e.a.n. that popular relies on automation. more than half surveyed have implemented l.e.a.n. or plan to do so. he says the replaced workers can be cross trained to do other jobs. >> we do not want to lay people off because l.e.a.n. has been effective. that's not going to help
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 6:00am EST
, the united states had a difficult time coming up with what phillip zelikow calls a new master script for american fortune policy. if you look at the events, the collapse of the wall and attacks of 9/11, the government did a pretty decent job in the kind of tactical response and cleanup to the immediate after mamath in b situations in terms of unification of germany and germany within nato and after 9/11 in terms of the invasion of afghanistan. where things started to get maybe shaky was in the longer-term plan. in terms of the bush administration 34 did have a doctrine after, a while afternoon 9/11 by the fall of 2002 that seemed to guide things and seemed to be problematic. walter slocombe has discussed how the one strategy the clinton administration did have that was kind of long term led to poor results. eric adelman has made the case that the d.g.p. was a success and guided the administration but as hesitanted at by the questions this morning perhaps part of that focus of that document blinded us to the rise of radical islam and terrorism. so the question is maybe these doctrines
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 2:00am EST
-- it reversed to an old notion of the united states as the world's policeman and suggested the united states pursue the next advancement of civilization. george step nop louse speaking for then bill clinton argued they were hoe deep spending cuts. and alan trance tone -- they wanted to make sure the united states was the only main hoverageo on the world block, the global big enchilada. the following day tyler report that had bureaucratic tribal war fare had broken out. i'm shocked. say that senior white house and state department officials have harshly criticizeed the draft pentagon policy statement and one administration official was quoted as that in no way or shape represents u.s. policy. and lost in the swirl of all this was the very sinch fact that pete williams, the spokesman, pointed out or even very widely in the government, a lot of people are making comments about a document they never actually read. >> and bart gelman tried do a better job of seting the document in some context. but by and large first impressions are very hard to chape. hard to shape. and i think looking to
CBS
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
office workers in the united states. you can get some tips about on- line shopping at wusa9.com by clicking on living smart. >>> police in south florida are looking for the man accused of killing four people, including a 6-year-old girl on thanksgiving day. it happened in the town of jupiter west of north palm beach. police believe that paul killed his two sisters their 76-year- old aunt and a cousin. one of his sisters was pregnant. police say 17 relatives in all were in the house at the time the shooting started. two others are being treated for injuries. >>> a status hearing is scheduled on monday for the man accused of killing a security guard at the u.s. holocaust museum. james von brunn is currently being treated at a north carolina hospital as doctors evaluate if he is able and competent stand trial. he's been in the hospital since the attack in june. he was shot in the face by another guard. james von brunn's treatment has cost the department of corrections more than 5 -- $55,000 so far. >>> the virginia couple that allegedly crashed the white house state dinner may face cr
WHUT
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
is frequently voiced by the west and the united states in particular. >> the united states remains firmly committed to a peaceful resolution to international concerns over iran's nuclear program. we also remain willing to engage iran to work toward a diplomatic solution to the nuclear dilemma it has created for itself, if only iran would choose such a course. but our patience and that of the international community is limited. >> just yesterday, the outgoing iaea director general, mohamded elbaradei, castigated iran for blocking the agency's inquiries into iran's nuclear progm. >> it is now well over a year that the agency was last able to engage iran in discussions about these outstanding issues. effectively we have reached a dead end, unless iran engages fully with us. >> for more on today's vote on iran, we are joined by ervand abrahamian, he is an iran specialist and distinguished professor of history at city university of new york. welcome. >> thank you. >> as we heard in the report, the iaea's decision to censure iran, i believe the first time it's taken action like this in a
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 9:00am EST
mean, the united states did in fact condemn it, but i thought it did so and i thought it did so in a rather weak language as compared with the past. and i still think that, and i think that netanyahu, the prime minister of israel, is obligated for obvious political reasons to paper over as much as possible the differences that have opened up with the united states since the obama administration took office, as they themselves put it we want to put some daylight between us and israel. and that daylight, which has been no boon to israel, but prime minister is trying very hard not to let it spread to the point where a possible rupture might ensue. [applause] >> lester brown, president of earth policy institute, presented his thesis on how best to save mankind. mankind. the university of chicago pose the hour and 15 minute event. >> some time ago, in fact, many years ago now just as i was being introduced by the late senator paul simon of illinois, a longtime friend, and he was holding up the latest book i'd read many said lester has written a sort of book that once you put it down you c
CNBC
Nov 28, 2009 4:00am EST
united states. and the nearly $100 billion global porn business. in fact, it's a business so big that every second $3,075 is being spent on it, more than 28,000 internet users are viewing it, 372 internet users are typing adult terms into search engines to find it, and every 39 minutes, a new video, including this one, is being produced in the united states. pornography sells what millions of people want and want often. steven hirsch is cofounder and co-chairman of vivid entertainment, one of the biggest players in adult entertainment. >> as our first movie was 25 years ago, it's really the same formula. beautiful girls who work exclusively for the company, movies that cater to couples and hot sex. those things haven't changed. >> what is changing is the business of porn. its profits are under assault, official industry statistics are tightly guarded, but by some estimates, dvd sales are down between 30% and 50% in the last year, pounded by a weak economy, piracy, and free or cheap porn on the internet. industry execs say this is the toughest time ever in the history of pornography. t
FOX News
Nov 28, 2009 11:30am EST
sense the united states to get off of foreign oil. >> that's the whole thing. here km the talking points. here come all the talking points. that's the idea that the green's headed by al gore would like to have you believe that the con census is in. the exaggeration and manipulation showser they would hang a business guy for this. tyson -- >> if they were told one chart in a power point presentation. >> all right. hold on. guys. >> tyson, here's the problem with this. and it's more with cap and trade than the actual issue with climate change. we have issues. we shoorp it will raise for the average american if we see what's proposed go into law. >> we can boost the commip and when they stopped putting cad lid i can converters on cars. there's been a lot of cases in history where the majority of scientists were wrong. the earth and the sun at the center of the thing. darwin more recently. [laughter] >> i don't think this is one of those cases but it's irrelevant because to layfield's pp peter: -- it would cost so much to the economy in the short run that it's the to zovep it is very
NBC
Nov 27, 2009 11:00pm EST
. >> hundreds of people die every year as they try to pass from meco to the united states. >> it's cold out there tonight. >> it almost feels like december. it almost is december. >> we're not ready to feel it. it was an interesting day to watch the sky. a little bit of small hail frr the showerers on to the northwest. more than rain drops. a couple clouds. those were all snow flakes. the high temperature, noontime made it up to 50 degrees. now, we are up to 41 degrees. this novr is almost four wgs warmer than last month? art temperatures or high temperatures, here we are 50. 50s, 60s, 70s. 72, a record high temperature. in the middle part of the country, no sign of real cold stuff coming our way. 30s in the bismarck as we head toward december. there, you can see the overall pattern with ripples moving along. we'll continue to see them, as we get into the week, more rains coming our way. for the big travel day, wisconsin, minnesota, rainshowers in the southwest. up and down the east coast, no matter where you're going and drying. travel conditions will be great. no problems, no storms and d
FOX News
Nov 28, 2009 10:30am EST
the united states to come together to express appreciation to those whose lives enrich our own. ben, are you going to get a social security check or iou because with $12 trillion in debt i don't know if there's any bounty left to share? >> well, i'm not going to get social security. this is city a country in which well to do people have a lot to give to less we forpe there's no more money throughout mr. obama for you to spend on your fantasy projects. weaver broke. >> there are some people out there. an andy warhol silk screen went for big money. but you brought up a point. it's somebody making $250,000 or $300,000 or the small business owner. >> everybody will feel the pain. it channels down this past year, $3.5 trillion were spent tor snore but you have to have something to give. and i'm sorry the well has run dry. the taxpayers are spent and pent right now. you can psych -- it would be less than that. >> go ahead. >> i wanteded to say something about bounty. we are a very generous nation. but shouldn't it be left up to the individual on his or her own to figure out how the sneand
FOX News
Nov 28, 2009 4:00pm EST
bodyguards in the united states and only 3% of them are women. many high powered ceos and bank executives say they prefer to have a woman woman by their side because they feel comfortable going about their daily routine and not cause any attention. when they are highly trained for anything that might come their way. >> we train doing gun arms, great escape, bear hugs, close quarter tactics. different level of tactics that we go through. we have firearm courses. object stack catholic courses. >> ex-military backgrounds are helpful but not necessary. good health, personal defense ability are key in the field. they can make up to $1500 a day. and there is something they appreciate, having a woman's inning stink. >> you have a guy 6'5" that is out with you, there is no doubt what that individual is doing. you find that a lot of individuals want somebody that is low key. a female fits into the role better than males are. >>> even though the economy is in the tank, just the opposite with more and more requesting from protection against disgruntled employees. it could be a second job
FOX News
Nov 27, 2009 10:00pm EST
comes to protecting the united states, we cannot find a couple hundred billion dollars. when you look at defense spending over the course of the last 50 years, about 60% of the americans' budget in 1960 was defense spending. it is now about 12%. don't tell the american public that the defense is soaking up all the money. this war is putting us into the deficit, that is not true. entitlements, the things that tennis -- @ dennis kucinich on the left have supported is what is putting us in debt and want to give us more entitlements, which will put us deeper in debt. >> they never backer is hardly a flaming liberal and he gave a speech against staying in afghanistan, as did jim duncan. to try to make this left-right is to lock us into old thinking that keeps us in wars we should not have fought in the first place. it undermines our national security and makes it less likely we will have our economy rebound. taking care of things to write home. i am saying we should have left there after we found al qaeda and their training camps, which i voted for, and i voted against that environmental l
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2009 11:00am EST
terrific event for india, for the united states. and it's just so darn sad that these two wackos have to get the attention three straight days on the front page of the "washington post." i mean, "the new york times." >> alex, i can't say this couple is losers. i don't know who they are. i never heard of the guy running the polo club or whatever it is. they've been on every tv show, the front page. brian williams, i understand, led with him and he was discussing the incident. the whole country is talking about this three or four days after the dinner, and they're -- >> so, in this country, we are so obsessed with fame and we've got the whole reality tv obsession going, does this mean these two have a future on the social circuit there in washington? are they now the top dogs? >> see, this is the trouble with this. pat and i were talking about this, alex. look, how do you become to be famous? pretty easy, facebook. but this is also the time people around their thanksgiving tables are talking about this stuff. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. i was, too! >> everybody knows more about this than they do
CNN
Nov 28, 2009 4:00pm EST
possible to create products in the united states efficiently, cost-effectively, and so forth. some manufacturing should be done in china, but too much manufacturing is being done in china that could be done more effectively in the united states. >> reporter: jim agrees and hopes other manufacturers will follow his lead. >> i think people are afraid to make the commitment to l.e.a.n., to automation, to reinvesting in their factories because they have this stigma in their mind, they have this belief that you can't make it effectively and profitably in america, and that's not true. i think people give up on manufacturing in america prematurely. it can be done. >> reporter: ali velshi, cnn, new york. >>> so how close did the white house party crashers get to president obama? take a look right here. >>> and the police pay a call on tiger woods. the latest on the middle of the night mystery that has everybody talking. >>> and celebrating at the cinema, from ninja assassins to a cartoon fox. what's on the big screen this holiday season? you're in the cnn "newsroom" where the news unfolds
FOX News
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
people will triple to three and a $36 billion a year. in the united states, most people with the disease have two -- type to diabetes, the type linked to obesity. this year, a debate is brewing over a new rule banning all holiday displays from the washington state capitol building. danny is live in the newsroom with more. >> a sign was mocking religions and people of faith. the sign read, "there is no god is out of -- there is no god. the protest on the capitol steps was christians, wanting the it is sign taken down or moving to a different spot. in response, they decided to give everyone the boot. >> we can distinguish based on activities, but we cannot distinguish based on content. >> all private displays have to go outside on the grounds. there will, however, the large tree in the rotunda, but officials stress that it is a secular holiday treat, not a christmas tree. many are calling the new rule, but and worse. >> religion is under attack in america. christian belief is under attack from every aspect of modern society. >> since jesus, mary, and joseph are not welcomed, local
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 8:00pm EST
mansion, there are 132 rooms, with a floor plan that unites the ground, state, and second floor with a centrally located oval shaped room. on the ground floor in the central space is the diplomatic reception room, with the map room, library, and china rooms complementing it on either side. one floor up is the state floor, anchored by the blue room in the center, with the state dining room at 1 did the hall, the east room at the other, and the red and green rooms of to either side of the blue state parlor. on the second-floor private residence, the yellow oval room is the central space, ordered by the treaty room, lincoln bedroom, and the queen's room to the east of it. presidential bedrooms and study , the west sitting parlor, and the family's private dining room to the west. >> if you took the white house by the hair of ahead and pulled it up out of the ground, it would be huge. you would not even imagine how enormous it could be. to basement floors, the west wing with sellers and basement, the east wing, and under all that a bomb shelter. you would keep pulling and pulling and you wo
FOX News
Nov 28, 2009 12:00pm EST
party. the pictures posted on the facebook page. there she is with the president of the united states. russian officials are calling a train crash that killed 26 people an act of terrorism. meanwhile, a second less powerful bomb has exploded near the scene. no one was injured in that explosion. police suspect a crash which happened yesterday could be the result of a planned terrorist attack. the train defailed while travelling on a busy rail line between moscow and st. petersburg. the white house as released a statement says it's deeply saddened by the railroad accident and the terrible loss of lives and injuries. president obama will announce his afghanistan troop decision from west point on tuesday, but as the war in afghanistan drags on. are the mainstream media and some democrats growing a bit weary about all of this? joining us now is author, journalist and fox news contributor liz thank you for joining us here today. your thoughts how this is going to unfold both among the president's party faithful and the liberal media? >> yes, of the two phrases we've been hearing, brian, all week hav
NBC
Nov 28, 2009 5:30am EST
. >> they're in such trouble that we recommended that the united states call for a complete moratorium on catching all atlantic blue fin tuna. >> reporter: but consumers can help. to save the blue fin tuna, environmental groups are campaigning to get consumers to stop ordering toro when eating sushi. protesters in london locked the doors of nobu sushi restaurant there to get their point across. here in washington, spices on connecticut avenue said it stopped serving blue fin tuna. don't stop with the blue fin. there are other fish on the sushi menu that are struggling to keep up with our appetite. to help you make better choices, the monday ray bay aquarium has a sustainable sushi guide. you can download it to your pda. it tells what you to avoid and gives you tasty alternatives. shah tacky restaurant in san francisco hands out the guide with its menus. it also came up with creative alternatives to the more overfished species. >> it's tough. it took us a little while to play around with the fish. >> reporter: the chef ended up using an the earntive to the fresh water eel. you know in the
ABC
Nov 27, 2009 11:35pm EST
and qualified in the united states. he was working as medical examiner in pittsburgh. >> there was a commotion. everyone was excited. >> he performed the autopsy, confirming that mike webster died of a heart attack. >> however, a question kept coming in my mind. the heart attack cannot explain his life after football. i had to provide an explanation for that. so i took out -- i was extremely disappointed when i opened up his skull and his brain looked formal. it looked like a perfect text book picture of a normal brain. >> determined to find answers, he continued studying mike webster's brain, and a whole new scientific account began to unravel. he said he found a new medical condition. chronic traumatic ensef alepathy. >> we're looking at a microscopic slide at a microscopic picture of the brain of a normal individual, about 40 years old. it looks very beautiful, attractive. the same region of the brain in a football player, about 40 years old. >> wow. >> you can see a difference. you don't have to be a brain expert to notice the difference. what you can see, you can now see it look
NBC
Nov 28, 2009 6:00pm EST
and then some. the president of the united states face-to-face with a pair of uninvited party guests who turned out to be reality tv stars. washington is indignant. the secret service embarrassed. it's still not clear how they waltzed to the white house dinner. they managed to kozy up to vice president biden and a list of other party goers. they were being taped for an upcoming season of the real housewives. they are ready to tell their side of the story monday. on her facebook page, she says she was honored to be invite d. their lawyer insists they were cleared by the white house. the secret service claims their names re not on the guest list. they should have been prohibited from entering. >> this time, it was a nice looking blond. next time, it could be a terrorist. >> these people could have had anthrax, they could have taken a knife off the table and stabbed the president. >> reporter: the secret service questioned them. they could be facing criminal chges. a steep price to pay for 15 minutes of fame. they were said to be a one-time member of the washington redskins cheer leader
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 7:00am EST
women deserve all the rights granted male citizens of the united states remained in fused with and sometimes damaged by a deep sense of entitlement. she was more like the nation's founders and she realized. like them she refused or failed to look too) or critically at her own complex place in the society she wished to change. elizabeth cady stanton left a huge legacy and it gets no smaller by complicating it. for all her limitations, few nineteenth century women loom quite as large. like the men we call the founding fathers she took what she viewed as simple truth and wove them into a velocity of rights that once expressed seem too obvious to debate. she didn't invent the notion of equal rights nor was she the first to demand they be extended to women but she grabbed the ideas that floated around her, shook them hard, shipment to word that strong and accessible, mixed it with some dose of charm and charisma and flung them back into the world forcefully enough to move countless others to act. elizabeth cady stanton could never focus on just one goal, one divot in the unlevel playing
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
field right here in the united states. >>> and the husband saving his wife's life, but they say the philadelphia phillies played a major role in her recovery. we'll tell you how that happened, and you'll hear her amazing story. you're watching net impact on >>> here is another tidbit for you. former president dwight eisenhower, gerald ford, and ron at reagan all reached the highest office in our land, but before they were president, they were each standout athletes in college. wow. now this. what a year it's been for this next athlete. his name is bofgio. the chicago fire welcomed the rookie mid-fielder to her roster, and being all to play in front of his own hometown has been. a a dream come true, especially when you consider that his journey began in another country where his memories of death and destruction still remain a big part of him. josh mora has gee or geo's story. >> i spent a lot of time playing with my family, so that's really basically it, that i remember, is just playing around with my cousins, running in the wood, and that sort of thing. >> reporter: peaceful life.
FOX News
Nov 27, 2009 11:00pm EST
humble correspondent. bill: i'm worried that this health care is going to send the united states into bankruptcy. california there now. massachusetts is in big trouble. and can you reassure me that universal health care isn't going to bankrupt the united states of america? >> absolutely. because there are other areas we can cut -- bill: all right. >> that was just to me amazing. i wondered of as i watched of does he recognize that there is a camera on him? because typically you wouldn't see someone be that inslat. he was looking at the fingernails. typically we pick our fingernails when we are feeling nervous. i knows he was doing this out of nervousness but to prove he was unaffected by you. bill: this is how i took it and believe me i saw it when it was going on but i didn't react to it because he was baiting me. >> yeah. bill: he is baiting me. he wants me to say something mean to him because that's why he came on. his gesture is one of disfor the question, correct? >> yes. what's interesting though is when you say to him you can reassure me? his mouth puckers inward and lifts on a
FOX News
Nov 27, 2009 9:00pm EST
many of them are there? what do you think? sean: i don't know. >> you're the united states of america, man! come on. sean: you want to gut our military? >> you're afraid of a few hundred guys on monkey bars? sean: millions. islamic fanatics. i believe there's millions of people that believe there are virgins in heaven if they commit a suicide bombing. >> all religions have their fanatics, wouldn't you agree with that? sean: some. not all. but most. >> including ours. sean: are you one? >> i'm a religious fin the attic -- fanatic? i am, actually. i believe when jesus said you are to love your neighbor as yourself, you have to love your enemy. do you love your enemy? sean: i do. >> so you love al qaeda, then? sean: i don't love them. i love them in the sense i want to destroy them. >> i don't think that was what jesus was talking about. sean: they want to go see allah, i'm all in favor of giving them a first class ticket if they don't respect human life and dignity. >> how do you think jesus would handle this? sean: it's an interesting question. jesus would have the ability to change pe
CNN
Nov 28, 2009 1:00am EST
president of the united states. india's prime minister in the background. it all happened tuesday night at president obama's first state dinner. the worst security breech in white house memory. also new tonight, a statement from the secret service taking full blame noting -- established protocols were not followed and that failing is hours. >> a couple of party crashers at the white house. publicity seekers seemingly harmless but they could have been anyone. in a moment, the man who has known mrs. salahi for 15 years and spent hours with her preparing for that state din on tuesday. but first, the very latest from tom foreman. >> reporter: the stunning image of the salahis meeting president obama after slipping into the white house state dinner only reinforces the seriousness of the questions surrounding them. the secret service director now admits they should have been prohibited from entering the event entirely. that failing is ours. >> mr. and mrs. salahi. >> reporter: how the couple made it so far is under investigation, and more clues are emerging about the run-up. at a d.c. hair salon
WHUT
Nov 27, 2009 11:00pm EST
states, you know, is doing this and it's wrong and it gives them reason to be opposed to the united states. >> exactly. and worse than that, a lot of people in iran because of the fact that president obama is a realist and he is a pragmatic politician, they think that, and i mean i'm not saying that he is doing it but that is a common perception in iran that they think the american administration has reached a deal, has reached a grand bargain with iran that there are going to be quiet about human rights in iran and iranian government and the revolutionary guards will reach -- will make some sort of compromise what nuclear program and also security and peace and security in iraq and afghanistan. >> rose: how important are the nuclear program to the volutionary guards? >> it's very important. i mean the worst thing that can happen to iran is a nuclear bomb. i am not suggesting that the fix day after they build the bomb they are going to attack israel or other countries. that's not going to be the case. but what the nlear bomb will do is to bolster the confidence of the revolutionary
NBC
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
estimating about 40% of all the food produced in the united states is thrown out, thrown away. 40% of it. and yet a survey from the u.s. department of agriculture reports 1 in 6 americans say they don't have enough to eat. nbc's mara schiavocampo spent time with one middle-class family that could be called the new face of hunger. >> reporter: for so many people these days grocery shopping is a reminder of what they cannot afford. >> my name is susan vass. i was purchasing in purchasing. and i was laid off. >> how much do you generally spend when you come to the grocery store? >> it depends on how much i have. i spend 150, i would say, a month. that's what i was spending a week. >> reporter: to stretch her unemployment checks, vass uses coupons on sale items and often buys discounted produce. >> these are damaged. they might be -- have parts on them. >> reporter: it's the best she can do to feed her three kids, fiance, and his daughter. >> do you have breakfast every day? >> no. >> sometimes no. >> maybe five days out of the week they don't eat breakfast. prior to this they were eating th
CBS
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
america's rivers, more than 50,000 invasive species have taken root in the united states and experts say they could cause up to $150 billion in damage every year. >> we end up dealing with productivity losses, perhaps in some cases ecosystem losses. >> reporter: it's a side effect of global trade, species hitchhike on transoceanic cargo ships and produce crossing borders. another culprit: pet owners who decide their exotic friends are too much to handle. >> this one is dead. >> reporter: the u.s. lags behind other countries in regulating invasive species, so states and counties are doing what they can. >> please help keep napa county glassy wing sharpshooter free. just say "not in my backyard." >> reporter: in florida's backyard, the python season just ended. 15 licensed hunters caught 37 snakes. hardly a success. yet a consolation for hunters. they're free to sell the skin and the meat. at this market in boston, a pound of python goes for $35. >> you really want to be very careful when you're preparing it as it has a delicate nature. >> reporter: there may be more for the taking next ye
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2009 9:00am EST
rhode island going bankrupt, it's not the united states going bankrupt. >> that puts it in perspective. how about them getting bailed out. there's suggestions that abu dhabi would be helping out. are they going to pick up the tab? >> they haven't told us whether they will or not. they would be smart to do so because this casts a pale of uncertainty over all seven emirates. they can easily afford to do it and they should. bailing them out isn't going to be $80 billion and dubai is still worth something and this is probably going to be $10 billion $20 billion and that is a manageable sum of money in the oil states. >> appreciate the live report. >>> coming up hot stuff this holiday season, a little toy that's a big get. a look at other high-tech animals that are going to warm your heart. also ahead, another first for first lady michelle obama. stay with us. you're watching "msnbc saturday." es! the magic's in the mix. my favorite part? eating it. honey bunches of oats. taste the joy we put in every spoonful. honey bunches of oats. we call the bunches in honey bunches of oats the prize in
NBC
Nov 28, 2009 7:00am EST
had access both to the president and the vice president of the united states in the same night. what if they were there for something other than 15 minutes of fame? >> as savannah reported, so the couple comes in, get through the first checkpoint because i guess that officer thought they'd be vetted at the next check point. it seems like a big miscommunicaon. how big a breach of protocol was this? >> in any function, law enforcement or otheise, the job of the outer perimeter, the first form of the secret service, realizes that's different than the suit we're in, agents, but notwithstanding, his or her job was to be the first line of defense right away to say you don't belong here, turn them away before they even get close to the white house, to the president, or anybody else. that first person failed in everything else, just like dominos, appears to have fall en in that allowed this couple to get in who were seeking fame, perhaps hoping that it would equal fortune. >> well, clint, from what we're hearing, this couple had no intention of hurting or harming the president or anyone ther
FOX News
Nov 28, 2009 6:00pm EST
states to keep these jobs here, to support families and women here in the united states. >> reporter: encouraging patriotic spending keeps dollars earned in the u.s. state side. >> we're reinvesting in our country for our kids. we are recycling american dollars. we're preserving american jobs and we're insuring that perhaps those businesses will stay here in america. >> made in usa.com, why not? this holiday weekend, we want to help some of the people out there that are looking for jobs in these tough times. each hour today, we're bringing you another edition in our on the job hunt series to let you know where you can find some of the jobs that are available. you'll see it only on fox. >>> i like that report, jamie. >> thank you. >> berlin is bustling with holiday spirit as the city holds its annual santa summit. around 100 merry helpers gearing in the german capitol to review the holiday basics from delivering gifts to singing christmas carols. berlin student employment centers sponsors the event and organizers say the real santa needs plenty of helpers to pull off his yearly feat.
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 11:00pm EST
period. that is where the wheels of the united states really began to monroe thought that the era of ever and political bodies would people began moving west in large numbers. james monroe were very into french everything. he wanted all the furniture to come from france. he spent a lot of money bringing things like these clocks. many of the things that he acquired are still in use. when you see our earliest things, if you have the are in the room, they were acquired by president monroe from france. he was criticized for buying french things and not american. congress in 1826 passed a law that the furniture must be of american manufacturers. this is much more of a period room, that the wall is from the same time as the furniture and the paintings. it was where the munro's would probably feel the most comfortable. this is wallpapered that is vintage. >> it is a museum that helps tell the story of this house. it is a private home that reflects the past. the furniture and objects to you see here today were sold off at auction until one presidential couple begins to bring it back to celeb
WETA
Nov 28, 2009 1:00am EST
united states. >> exactly. and worsthan that, a lot of people in iran because of the ct that presidt obama is a reali and he is a pragmatic litician, they think that,and i mean i'm t saying that he is doing it but that is a common perception in iran that they thk the american adnistration has reached a al, has reached a gnd bargain withran that there are going to be quiet about humarights in in and irann government and the revolutionary guards will reach -- willake some sort of compromise what nuclear program and also security and peace andecurity in aq and afghanistan. >> re: how important are the nuclear program to the revolutionary guards? >> it's very importa. i mean the wor thing that can happen in is a nuclear bomb. i am not suggesting that the x day after they build the bomb they are gog to attack israel other countries. that's not goingto be the case. buwhat the nuclear bomb will do i toolster the confidence othe revoluonary guards. they will intensify their intern oppression of peaceful demonstrations. andlsohey ll continu their expansion of politics in the diplomacy in t re
CNN
Nov 28, 2009 3:00pm EST
united states and the first lady. talk to me about your initial thoughts about what could have gone terribly wrong here? >> well, it sounds like, what what i have heard and read, that they went through the magnatometers. you have to realize, this administration is dealing with important issues. they should not be dealing with shameless people who are out for self-promotion. it's ridiculous. it's now become the focus. >> former social secretary for president george w. bush. thank you for your time time, appreciate it s. thank you. >>> hello, again. i'm fredericka whitfield. you are in the cnn newsfield. president obama gets ready to send more troops to afghanistan. >>> a mysterious car crash that injured tiger woods. >>> black friday is over. get ready for cyber monday. the news room begins now. >>> as president obama gets ready to send more troops to afghanistan, there's talk of an exit strategy. britain will hold a conference two months from today. it's to replace international troops. >> i believe that we will be able to set a clear timetable for 2010 and beyond. within three mont
HLN
Nov 28, 2009 5:00pm EST
controversial and is banned in most countries. it is legal in the united states but critics worry it could lead to designer babies based on societal preference. >> we feel as technology advances we can take advantage to enhance our lives and the lives of others, it's a good thing. >> so here we've got a healthy boy and here we've got a healthy girl. >> los angeles fertility specialist dr. jeffrey steinberg says many of his american clients are like bob and mindy. they're in search of family balancing. gender selection uses pgd technology to extract that single cell from each embryo. the cells are then studied under a high powered florescent microscope to determine gender. dr. steinberg says 70% of his patients are international, seeking the procedure that's banned in their home country. >> there is a slight preponderance of preference for female and this is contrary to everything that's publicized. clearly, it varies by country, china strongly in favor of boys, india strongly in favor of boys. when you look at the world in general it's 50/50. i say to critics that the last thing in the wor
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